Mandatory code consultation begins

The Australian government has started formal consultations on a mandatory code of conduct for the dairy industry.
The Australian government has started formal consultations on a mandatory code of conduct for the dairy industry.
Australian milk production is forecast to fall in 2018/19 to its lowest level in more than 20 years.
31 Oct 18  1 Australian milk production is forecast to fall in 2018/19 to its lowest level in more than 20 years.
Fifth-generation dairy farmers from Dubbo, NSW, are struggling to keep their milk and cream products on the shelves as supermarkets push the ‘drought levy’ milk brands to customers.
29 Oct 18 Fifth-generation dairy farmers from Dubbo, NSW, are struggling to keep their milk and cream products on the shelves as supermarkets push the ‘drought levy’ milk brands to customers.
The daughters of high Balanced Performance Index (BPI) bulls produce more milk solids, make more money and last longer in the herd.
26 Oct 18 The daughters of high Balanced Performance Index (BPI) bulls produce more milk solids, make more money and last longer in the herd.
AN INVESTMENT in the dairy industry has paid off for Beston Global Food Company, which is selling South Australian-sourced cheese into supermarkets and restaurants across the globe.
26 Oct 18 AN INVESTMENT in the dairy industry has paid off for Beston Global Food Company, which is selling South Australian-sourced cheese into supermarkets and restaurants across the globe.
Short-term prices on world food markets did not necessarily reflect the long-term market dynamics, an economist told the World Dairy Summit in Daejon, South Korea, on October 16.
25 Oct 18 Short-term prices on world food markets did not necessarily reflect the long-term market dynamics, an economist told the World Dairy Summit in Daejon, South Korea, on October 16.
Milk market scrutiny is intensifying with the NSW parliament poised to start an inquiry into the sustainability of the state’s dairy industry.
25 Oct 18 Milk market scrutiny is intensifying with the NSW parliament poised to start an inquiry into the sustainability of the state’s dairy industry.
Milk and dairy products will serve as a critical, sustainable food source for the world's 9 billion people by 2050, according to former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon.
24 Oct 18 Milk and dairy products will serve as a critical, sustainable food source for the world's 9 billion people by 2050, according to former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon.
The expanding Bega Cheese food group has confirmed it intends buying more shares in Capilano Honey, but has not decided its longer-term intentions with Australia’s biggest bee products marketer.
24 Oct 18 The expanding Bega Cheese food group has confirmed it intends buying more shares in Capilano Honey, but has not decided its longer-term intentions with Australia’s biggest bee products...
Healthy dairy farming is possible with less use of antimicrobials, the International Dairy Federation World Dairy Summit heard.
23 Oct 18 Healthy dairy farming is possible with less use of antimicrobials, the International Dairy Federation World Dairy Summit heard.
Reducing animal-based products in favour of plant-based products did not impact the environment any less as the carbon footprint was not greatly reduced, Dr Stephan Peters, of the Dutch Dairy Association, NZO, told the World Dairy Summit.
22 Oct 18  5 Reducing animal-based products in favour of plant-based products did not impact the environment any less as the carbon footprint was not greatly reduced, Dr Stephan Peters, of the Dutch...
Cheese exports hold the key to growth in major dairy production regions around the world.
21 Oct 18 Cheese exports hold the key to growth in major dairy production regions around the world.
After a week of verbally savaging supermarkets over their milk pricing tactics and drought publicity “stunts”, Agriculture Minister David Littleproud, has flagged major milk market reforms are in the wind in a bid to bring the powerful retailers to heel.
19 Oct 18  1 After a week of verbally savaging supermarkets over their milk pricing tactics and drought publicity “stunts”, Agriculture Minister David Littleproud, has flagged major milk market...
The world's biggest infant formula maker Nestle is launching its own brand of A2-only baby formula in Australia and New Zealand as it looks to muscle in on the dominant position of high-growth stock, The a2 Milk Company.
18 Oct 18 The world's biggest infant formula maker Nestle is launching its own brand of A2-only baby formula in Australia and New Zealand as it looks to muscle in on the dominant position of...
Burra Foods has stepped up its base farmgate milk price by an equivalent of 13 cents a kilogram milk solids.
18 Oct 18 Burra Foods has stepped up its base farmgate milk price by an equivalent of 13 cents a kilogram milk solids.
The Global Dairy Trade auction continued its long, slow decline, falling again on Tuesday night.
17 Oct 18 The Global Dairy Trade auction continued its long, slow decline, falling again on Tuesday night.
THERE were plenty of emotional scenes when 78 donated large square hay bales strapped on the back of a B double semi-trailer rumbled up the driveway of Ashley and Wendy Gamble’s dairy farm near Oakey, Queensland, recently.
16 Oct 18 THERE were plenty of emotional scenes when 78 donated large square hay bales strapped on the back of a B double semi-trailer rumbled up the driveway of Ashley and Wendy Gamble’s dairy...
The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences has forecast a slight increase in farmgate milk prices by the end of the financial year.
16 Oct 18 The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences has forecast a slight increase in farmgate milk prices by the end of the financial year.
A PUBLICITY stunt claimed would help struggling dairy farmers cope with the crippling drought has backfired on supermarket giant Coles.
15 Oct 18 A PUBLICITY stunt claimed would help struggling dairy farmers cope with the crippling drought has backfired on supermarket giant Coles.
World dairy leaders will be tackling some of the big issues facing the industry globally at the World Dairy Summit from October 15-19.
15 Oct 18 World dairy leaders will be tackling some of the big issues facing the industry globally at the World Dairy Summit from October 15-19.
National Party deputy leader and Federal Regional Services Minister Bridget McKenzie has stepped-up the war against misleading labelling of vegetable products as dairy products.
15 Oct 18 National Party deputy leader and Federal Regional Services Minister Bridget McKenzie has stepped-up the war against misleading labelling of vegetable products as dairy products.
Fresh from participating in Dairy Australia's 2018 Dairy Science Travel Grants program, Mikaela Baker feels privileged to have been given a rare opportunity to broaden her knowledge and experience in dairy.
16 Sep 18 Fresh from participating in Dairy Australia's 2018 Dairy Science Travel Grants program, Mikaela Baker feels privileged to have been given a rare opportunity to broaden her knowledge and...
Bega Cheese is offering ordinary shareholders the chance to buy up to $15,000 in new shares, at a discount, as part of a $250 million capital raising to help bolster its books after its big Koroit dairy factory purchase.
14 Sep 18 Bega Cheese is offering ordinary shareholders the chance to buy up to $15,000 in new shares, at a discount, as part of a $250 million capital raising to help bolster its books after its...
Greater farmer bargaining power under a new code of conduct is unlikely to influence retailers' cheap milk price plans
12 Sep 18 Greater farmer bargaining power under a new code of conduct is unlikely to influence retailers' cheap milk price plans
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A new definition of 'genetically modified' currently awaiting parliamentary approval could see a swathe of new grasses on the market within three years.
13 Nov 18 A new definition of "genetically modified" currently awaiting parliamentary approval could see a swathe of new...
A person normally breathes about 25,000 times a day, with the lungs taking in oxygen from the air and delivering it to the bloodstream.02 Nov 18 A person normally breathes about 25,000 times a day, with the lungs taking in oxygen from the air and delivering it...
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Such nonsense. But, what does one expect from such a biased source - a dairy industry spokesperson.
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https://www.livekindly.co/vegan-crops-produce-more-protein-animals-beef-eggs/
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Olivia - what you fail to consider is that animals fed the crops you speak of aren't evolved to
There's something uniquely depressing about arriving at someone's farm excited for the arrival of their new crush, only to discover that the new one is worse than the one it replaced.4:00 AM There's something uniquely depressing about arriving at someone's farm excited for the arrival of their new crush,...
Amidst rising farm costs, Dairy Australia has developed a range of energy information resources to assist farmers to make smarter use of energy to reduce power bills.
13 Nov 18 Amidst rising farm costs, Dairy Australia has developed a range of energy information resources to assist farmers to...
Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.22 Sep 16 Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.
Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition opportunities.25 Sep 16 Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition...